Area of Interest: Teratology (Monstrosity), Feminist/Chicana theory, Daoism, and Shinobi (Ninja) Philosophy
Saraliza Anzaldua is a teratologist with a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Texas, Dallas and an M.A. in English Literature from National Taiwan University. She is currently a doctoral student with the philosophy department at UCLA. Her primary research is devoted to promoting teratology (the study of monstrosity) as a framework for social theory. She also studies Feminist/Chicana theory, Daoism, and Japanese shinobi (ninja) philosophy. Some of her influences include Gloria Anzaldua, Luce Irigaray, Eugene Thacker, Stephen Asma, Natori Masatake, and mostly importantly Bill Nye the Science Guy.